Winter 2020: Healthcare Updates to Know

February 25, 2020
New technologies, regulations and research continue to transform and benefit healthcare. Medical leaders are becoming more focused on value-based care for their patients and moving away from fee-for-service.


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Prescription Drugs

The Rising Costs of Specialty Drugs [Infographic]

February 19, 2020

An infographic created by AMR examining the rising cost of specialty drugs in the United States.
Healthcare News & Tech

Continuity of Care: Improving Patient Outcomes

February 06, 2020

Hands shown upwards holding a heart as a sign of quality care.
Prescription Drugs

The Rising Costs of Specialty Drugs

January 15, 2020

A bottle of specialty drugs being displayed on a map of the United States.
Healthcare Education

Decoding Lingo in the Healthcare Services Industry

November 27, 2019

A horn displaying a talk bubble with the words medical terminology inside.
Healthcare News & Tech

Medicare in 2020: What You Need to Know

November 20, 2019

A physicians hand highlighting the word Medicare.
Physician Reviewers

Three Key Ways to Improve Provider Education

October 23, 2019

Physician wearing scrubs and a stethoscope pointing a finger at the word 'Education' in a digital projection.
Healthcare News & Tech

Fall 2019: Healthcare Updates to Know

October 16, 2019

Physician reading healthcare updates on tablet.
Prescription Drugs

CBD: A Trending Topic in Healthcare

September 25, 2019

Surgeon with mask and glove on selecting handwritten graphic of phrase "CBD" surrounded by healthcare icons for security, marijuana and prescriptions.
Healthcare News & Tech

Value-Based Care: Benefits and Challenges in the Current Healthcare System

September 11, 2019

Physician holding circular graphics of healthcare icons surrounding a bulls eye in one hand and money icons in the other hand
Healthcare News & Tech

Healthcare Payers and Providers: Combining Resources with Technology Players to Control Costs

August 21, 2019

Digital display of a healthcare dashboard with a physician selecting an icon for controlling costs between payers and providers.
Healthcare News & Tech

Predictive Analytics in Healthcare: Transitioning Data into Actionable Insight

August 14, 2019

Wheel of healthcare symbols surrounding the phrase Predictive Analytics in healthcare.
Workers' Compensation & Utilization Management

Third-Party Reviewers: Offering Streamlined Solutions for Payment Integrity

August 08, 2019

Stethoscope on an explanation of benefits form next to a calculator and fountain pen.
Independent Medical Reviews

How the Healthcare Industry is Trying to Reduce Patient Spending

July 17, 2019

Physician holding a white piggy bank to show the industry's aim to achieve happy patient average healthcare spending.
Independent Medical Reviews

IROs: Helping Reduce Errors in Healthcare

July 10, 2019

Shiny stethoscope on a computer keyboard.
Physician Reviewers

Four Ways Healthcare Providers Can Reduce Referral Leakage

July 03, 2019

Healthcare provider patiently explaining a medical referral to a patient to reduce referral leakage.
Healthcare News & Tech

Summer 2019: Healthcare Updates to Know

June 19, 2019

Table with eyeglasses, a cup of coffee, and a health and medical newspaper.
Healthcare News & Tech

How Healthcare Organizations Can Tackle Social Determinants of Health

June 12, 2019

Hand holding a pencil sketching out a mind map of the elements that comprise social determinants of health.
Public Health

Four Ways Healthcare Organizations Can Go Green

June 06, 2019

Person from a healthcare organization selecting from three options in a go green initiative- wind power, recycling and re-use.
Behavioral Health

A Look at Mental Health Research Over the Past 10 Years

May 08, 2019

Matrix design behind an avatar of a human torso with the same matrix visible in the brain section of the human's head.

Bringing Telehealth to the Rehabilitation Industry

May 02, 2019

Physician typing on a laptop as part of a telehealth consultation offering rehabilitation services.
Healthcare News & Tech

Spring 2019: Healthcare Updates to Know

April 17, 2019

Two physicians consulting a tablet to discuss the latest healthcare updates.
Healthcare Education

The Millennial Guide to Healthcare

April 10, 2019

Mature female physician offering patient education on a tablet to a younger female patient.
Behavioral Health

Animal-assisted Therapy: An Emerging Tool for Treatment

March 27, 2019

Young female patient hugging a golden retriever as part of animal assisted therapy.
Behavioral Health

Nine Ways to Improve Mental Health in the Workplace

March 20, 2019

Employee leaning back and looking out the window to demonstrate the importance of taking breaks for positive mental health in the workplace.
Public Health

How the Government Shutdown Affected the Healthcare Industry

March 13, 2019

The us capitol with clouds in the background during the government shutdown 2019.
Healthcare News & Tech

Mandated Nurse-to-Patient Staffing Ratios: Benefits at the Bedside and Beyond

February 27, 2019

Smiling nurse comforting a patient in a hospital bed to show the benefits of a safe staff nursing patient ratio.
Healthcare News & Tech

Unnecessary Medical Treatment: Costly for Patients

February 20, 2019

Doctor punching numbers on a calculator next to a laptop and stethoscope to calculate the cost of unnecessary treatment.
Physician Reviewers

Physicians and Technology: Avoiding Burnout

February 13, 2019

Doctor working on a laptop entering data, one of the issues that makes it difficult avoiding physician burnout.
Healthcare News & Tech

Winter 2019: Healthcare Updates To Know

February 07, 2019

Projection of globe and world map with healthcare sector names highlighted in individual octagon icons.
Prescription Drugs

Important Facts About The Opioid Crisis

January 30, 2019

Three pills in front of a prescription bottle with drugs that are at the heart of the opioid crisis.
Healthcare News & Tech

Consolidation in the Healthcare Industry

January 23, 2019

Digital projection of the phrase health care surrounded by medical icons to show the impact of healthcare consolidation.
Independent Medical Reviews

How Our Leadership Team Values Stewardship in Healthcare

January 16, 2019

Graphic showing 'Stewardship' with symbols for keys, a magnifying glass, and an atom to signify how to demonstrate stewardship at work.
Healthcare News & Tech

Three Trends Shaping the Future of Telehealth

January 09, 2019

Cartoon image of person pointing to a laptop with the red cross symbol on the screen, surrounded by other popular medical icon, to show how telehealth works.
Independent Medical Reviews

The Merits of IME and IMR

December 27, 2018

Physician in a clinic holding up a stethoscope to a digital projection of medical icons that represent the scope of imr and ime.
Behavioral Health

Why It’s Vital to Integrate Medical and Behavioral Health Services

December 19, 2018

Patient sitting on a couch while physician fills in form to strategize integrated physical and behavioral health plan.
Public Health

Healthcare During the Holidays: Tips to Keep You Safe

December 12, 2018

Holiday healthcare image of a heart made of red cranberries.
Healthcare News & Tech

The 2018 Midterm Election and Healthcare Coverage Results

December 05, 2018

Bold text saying 2018 midterm election with an american flag in the O of Election.
Healthcare News & Tech

The Promise of Blockchain for Data Analysis in Healthcare

November 28, 2018

Stethoscope resting on a chart for data analysis of the promise of blockchain in healthcare today.
Workers' Compensation & Utilization Management

Workers’ Compensation and Disability Reviews with IROs

November 20, 2018

Work injury claim form for a workers compensation injury.
Independent Medical Reviews

Evidence-Based Reporting in Independent Medical Reviews: Abounding in Benefits

November 14, 2018

Doctor pointing to a tablet projecting healthcare symbols- atomic structures, chemistry beaker- to signify elements of evidence based reporting.
Healthcare News & Tech

Fall 2018: Healthcare Updates To Know

November 07, 2018

Digital tablet with Health and Medical written on it next to a cappuccino and pen and pad on a desk.
Physician Reviewers

Physician Matching for a Successful Peer Review

October 31, 2018

Female doctor entering patient data on her laptop for medical peer review.
Healthcare News & Tech

The Latest Wearable Technology in Healthcare

October 24, 2018

Female jogger running with a digital watch, one example of wearable technology in healthcare.
Independent Medical Reviews

How our Leadership Values Support Quality Healthcare

October 22, 2018

A hand huddle of healthcare leaders with the Advanced Medical Reviews' leadership belief statement- we believe every patient should receive quality healthcare.
Independent Medical Reviews

Independent Review Organizations (IROs) in Healthcare: An Important Part of Progress

October 15, 2018

Close up of doctor's hands making digital notes on a tablet while conducting reviews for an independent review organization.
Independent Medical Reviews

Outsourcing Medical Reviews: Productivity Through Partnership

October 12, 2018

Physician with stethoscope around his neck conducting peer reviews on his laptop as part of medical outsourcing services.
Healthcare News & Tech

Apple, Amazon, Google & Healthcare

September 26, 2018

Physician holding a phone with a mobile digital health app projecting a hologram of a patient's vitals.
Independent Medical Reviews

How our Belief Statement Impacts our Independent Medical Reviews

September 18, 2018

A hand huddle of healthcare leaders with the Advanced Medical Reviews' leadership belief statement- we believe every patient should receive quality healthcare.
Healthcare News & Tech

Value-Based Care & Healthcare Spending

September 05, 2018

Physician taking the blood pressure of a patient.
Prescription Drugs

How Payers can Manage the Rise of Specialty Drugs

August 21, 2018

Two open prescription pill bottles with pills spilling out of them to show the rising cost of specialty drugs.
Independent Medical Reviews

Supplemental Medical Directors [Whitepaper]

August 06, 2018

Older Medical Director reading medical literature in a library.
Healthcare News & Tech

IoT in Healthcare: New Frontiers Put to Good Use

July 30, 2018

Two medical professionals looking at a laptop and cellphone with a projection of healthare symbols.
Healthcare News & Tech

Providers and Payers Turn to Chatbots and AI for Better Care

July 03, 2018

One animated character is holding two different dialogue bubbles as if tit is the artifical intelligence powering two chatbots.
Healthcare News & Tech

Opportunities for Better Patient Care and Health Plans in the Cloud

June 27, 2018

Female physician holding a medical tablet connected to the healthcare-specific cloud market.
Independent Medical Reviews

Blockchain in Healthcare: How it could transform EHRs, drug safety and medical reviews

June 13, 2018

An open computer showing a list of ways blockchain is improving EHRs, drug safety and medical reviews.
Workers' Compensation & Utilization Management

Virtual Reality Applications in Workers’ Compensation Reviews

May 15, 2018

Patient wearing a virtual reality headset as part of new therapies being considered in workers compensation claims review.
Behavioral Health

What Does Integrated Care Look Like in Action?

May 01, 2018

Young female physician assistant looking at a patient's medical chart.
Behavioral Health

How Integrated Care Is Bridging the Gap Between Physical and Mental Health Services

April 24, 2018

Smiling nurse and patient showing the positive results of integrated care for physical and mental health services.
Behavioral Health

How Behavioral Health Care Has Changed Since the Opioid Crisis

April 19, 2018

A behavioral health physician sits at the computer reviewing patient charts.
Public Health

Disaster Preparedness in Healthcare: Lessons from Recent Responses [Infographic]

April 16, 2018

An AMR infographic on lessons learned from 2017 natural disasters for disaster preparedness.
Public Health

Disaster Preparedness in Healthcare: Lessons From the 2017 Hurricane Season

April 10, 2018

Crossed arms of a physician wearing a stethoscope.
Healthcare News & Tech

There is Good News in Healthcare

March 28, 2018

Headshot of Advanced Medical Reviews Director of Marketing, Jennifer Watkins.
Independent Medical Reviews

Baby Boomers in the ER and the need for better Palliative Care

March 23, 2018

Female doctor assisting elderly patient from the baby boomer generation as they review palliative care options.
Independent Medical Reviews

Leading with Quality Care as the Focal Point

March 07, 2018

Headshot of Advanced Medical Reviews Physician Recruitment and Credentialing Manager, Leah Williams.
Independent Medical Reviews

Why I Don’t Believe it’s Patient vs. Payer

February 22, 2018

Healthcare News & Tech

Natalya Dawkins, AMR's Director of Client Success, on her Management Philosophy

February 16, 2018

A hand huddle of professionals signifying the bond of leadership and management.
Physician Reviewers

The Rise of the Doctor-Influencer and the Yelping of Healthcare

February 08, 2018

Bright red key on computer keyboard in same space as return key that says Review for submitting doctor yelp reviews.
Independent Medical Reviews

Understanding Changes to California's Workers' Compensation Drug Formulary

February 02, 2018

Doctor writing a prescription on a desk with a stethoscope for a patient suffering from workers comp injuries.
Prescription Drugs

How the Opioid Crisis is Changing the Conversation Around Physician Behavior

January 25, 2018

Female doctor making notes on a prescription pad while holding a prescription drug bottle.
Behavioral Health

The Growing Role of Opioid Tapering Schedules in Public Health

January 18, 2018

Nurse consulting a tablet for the opioid taper schedule while caring for a patient in a surgical theater.
Prescription Drugs

2017 Year in Review: The Opioid Crisis

January 11, 2018

Close up of white and green prescription drug pills to convey the enormity of the opioid crisis.
Healthcare Education

Understanding the Acronyms of Independent Medical Review

December 05, 2017

Graphic of a medical textbook with key acronyms of independent medical review highlighted beneath a magnifying glass.
Workers' Compensation & Utilization Management

How Privatization Affects Workers’ Compensation Programs

November 30, 2017

Crossed arms of a physician wearing a stethoscope.
Workers' Compensation & Utilization Management

Workers' Compensation Reforms: What's on the Horizon?

November 17, 2017

Tableau of medical charts and a stethoscope.
Physician Reviewers

Modern Medical School and What it Takes to Become a Physician

November 13, 2017

Young female physician and recent medical school graduate is speaking to a mother and daughter in a clinical consultation.
Healthcare Education

A Closer Look at Evidence-based Medicine Benefits and Guidelines

November 02, 2017

Female physician seated at her desk looking at evidence based medicine resources for the latest medical guidelines.
Healthcare Education

An Overview of Evidence-based Medicine

October 27, 2017

A physician entrepreneur at a computer with digital icons showing the variety of medical data considered when determining what is evidence based medicine.
Healthcare News & Tech

The Long-Term Impact of Millennials on Healthcare Services and Costs

September 28, 2017

Torso of millennial doctor entering data on a digital electronic health record tablet.
Healthcare News & Tech

How Millennials are Reshaping the Entire Healthcare Sector

September 15, 2017

Male millennial professional looking at his smartphone.
Healthcare Education

Millennial Expectations for Healthcare

September 07, 2017

Smiling millennial nurse in scrubs with a stethoscope, holding a patient chart.
Healthcare Education

How Millennials are Advancing Healthcare Technology

September 01, 2017

Three young healthcare professionals looking at tablet and smiling.
Healthcare News & Tech

The Crucial Role of Healthcare Interoperability

August 25, 2017

Doctor entering notes on a smartphone in the foreground and physicians on computers in the background, showing the need for interoperability in healthcare.
Prescription Drugs

What is Value-based Drug Pricing?

August 18, 2017

A physician researching how to create a value-based drug pricing model for her organization.
Healthcare News & Tech

When and Where Air Ambulances Save Lives: Part 2 of a 2-part series

August 02, 2017

Flying red helicopter offering air medical services in remote locations.
Healthcare News & Tech

The Rise of Air Ambulance Use: Part 1 of a 2-part series

July 21, 2017

Interior of a medical helicopter offering air medical services and for which we conduct air ambulance insurance reviews.
Independent Medical Reviews

5 Unique Benefits of the Patient-Centered Medical Home

July 05, 2017

Elderly woman smiling as a female doctor takes her blood pressure in a patient centered medical home.
Prescription Drugs

New Approaches to Managing High-Cost Drugs

June 23, 2017

Doctor's hand filling out a prescription and pointing to the pills to show the high cost of prescription drugs.
Healthcare Education

Value-Based Reimbursement and Improving Quality of Care

June 16, 2017

Overhead view of negotiating table with health insurance data on a tablet, two cups of coffee, two hands shaking on a deal across the table, and a spreadsheet and calculator.
Behavioral Health

Will Value-Based Care Drive Better Clinical Outcomes in Behavioral Health?

June 09, 2017

A word cloud for healthcare reimbursement showing related terms- plan, costs, premium, emergency, choices, and more.
Behavioral Health

New Approaches in Behavioral Health

June 02, 2017

Therapist in a behavioral health group therapy session is consoling a patient seeking mental health treatment.
Behavioral Health

A Look Back at 100 Years of Behavioral Health

May 24, 2017

A behavioral health counselor sitting in a chair listening to a patient.
Behavioral Health

The Rise of Behavioral Health Apps [Infographic]

May 19, 2017

Infographic detailing behavioral health phone apps that help people train for power naps and mental health support
Workers' Compensation & Utilization Management

How Workplaces Can Lower Insurance Costs

May 12, 2017

Frustrated businessman at his desk clutching his forehead from trying to find ways to lower insurance costs.
Independent Medical Reviews

The Life of a Group Health Case [Infographic]

May 03, 2017

Infographic on the process of a physician review of Group Health Cases.
Physician Reviewers

A Look at Physician Burnout

April 21, 2017

Physician in a hospital hallway with head in hands, experiencing doctor burnout from a stressful job.
Healthcare News & Tech

The Purpose of Risk Management in Healthcare

April 14, 2017

Businessman writing on a chart as part of a risk analysis for strategizing risk management in healthcare.
Healthcare News & Tech

A Healthy Bottom Line: Risk Management in Healthcare [Infographic]

April 07, 2017

Risk management in healthcare can lead to lower patient readmission rates and a better patient experience. Poor risk management fails to strengthen cyber security and patient safety.
Healthcare News & Tech

An Update on the Opioid Crisis

March 30, 2017

A group of prescription bottles for hydrocodine and other medicines contributing to the opioid crisis.
Healthcare News & Tech

Healthcare and Cybersecurity

March 08, 2017

Stethoscope on a keyboard with cybersecurity written on the space bar to show how integral healthcare cybersecurity is for every medical technical framework.
Prescription Drugs

Quick Reference Guide to Drug Utilization Reviews [Infographic]

March 06, 2017

Quick reference guide to three types of drug utilization reviews- prospective, concurrent, and retrospective.
Healthcare News & Tech

The Evolution of Health Plans

February 09, 2017

Overhead view of a doctor's desktop showing technological development over the years for doctor's notes with a pen and pad, a laptop, and a smartphone.
Healthcare News & Tech

Innovations in Patient-Centric Care

February 02, 2017

Physician in patient consultation with a young couple to promote patient centric healthcare.
Behavioral Health

What's on the Horizon for Digital Health Tech

January 27, 2017

Close up photo of an example of digital health tech- a watch that is also a blood pressure and heart rate monitor wearable.
Healthcare News & Tech

The Consumerization of Healthcare

January 19, 2017

A red stethoscope on a pile of money to demonstrate the rise of healthcare consumerism.
Healthcare News & Tech

Innovations in Rural Medicine

January 13, 2017

A medical drone used to transport medicine to rural areas.
Healthcare News & Tech

AMR - 2016 in Review [Video Blog]

January 04, 2017

Healthcare News & Tech

Virtual Reality Enables Superior Medical Training

December 29, 2016


Advanced Prostheses Lead to a Bionic Future

December 23, 2016

Advanced bionic hand made of metal to help patients who have suffered hand amputation.
Independent Medical Reviews

Peer Review: Benefiting Patients and Physicians

December 09, 2016

Physician on the phone with a pen in hand working on a patient's chart at his desk as part of an insurance medical peer review.
Prescription Drugs

Changes in the Exceptions Process in Prescription Coverage [Infographic]

December 02, 2016

Infographic on the changes in the exceptions process in prescription coverage
Workers' Compensation & Utilization Management

Rural Workers' Compensation and the Role of Telemedicine

November 29, 2016

Doctor typing on a laptop to deliver telemedicine benefits in rural healthcare systems.
Behavioral Health

The Latest on Obesity, Diet & Exercise

November 23, 2016

Hand weight, green apple, orange and soft measuring tape  on a weight loss scale.
Workers' Compensation & Utilization Management

Workers' Compensation: Keeping Workers Safe by Prioritizing Prevention

November 18, 2016

A worker hard hat and construction worker gloves side-by-side.
Workers' Compensation & Utilization Management

Days of Change - Workers’ Compensation In 2017 [Infographic]

November 11, 2016

Infographic outlining the changes in workers comp regulations in 2017, including the 2016 election effect and state reforms.
Workers' Compensation & Utilization Management

Looking Ahead: Workers' Compensation Reforms

November 04, 2016

Stethoscope on a workers compensation claim form.
Public Health

Universal Flu Vaccine in the Works

October 31, 2016

Yellow yield sign says "Flu Season Ahead" to encourage scientists to develop a universal flu vaccine.
Behavioral Health

Issues Facing Men's Health Today: Lack of Preventative Care

October 20, 2016

Overhead view of a doctor's desktop showing a physician working on a laptop and the words preventive care.
Healthcare Education

Issues Facing Men's Health Today: Treatment Options

October 13, 2016

Medical tablet next to glasses and a stethoscope with Men's Health written on it to celebrate men's health month.
Healthcare News & Tech

Wearable Tech: The Future of Healthcare

October 10, 2016

Wrist with four different types of digital watches or wearable tech.
Healthcare News & Tech

New Technologies Being Embraced by Physicians

October 06, 2016

Physician using a heart rate monitor app on his phone, along with a chart on his tablet, two examples of health tech.
Healthcare News & Tech

Preventing Misdiagnosis: Biases and Patient Engagement

October 03, 2016

Older doctor in the library studying new treatments to keep his medical education up-to-date.
Behavioral Health

Reimbursements Driving Better Clinical Outcomes in Behavioral Health

September 29, 2016

A word cloud for healthcare reimbursement showing related terms- plan, costs, premium, emergency, choices, and more.
Healthcare Education

URAC Accreditation - Just what is it? [Infographic]

September 22, 2016

A primer on the URAC accreditation process, including a list of the urac accreditation programs.
Behavioral Health

New Technologies Addressing Mental Health

September 16, 2016

Man eye goggles for virtual reality therapy, one example of emerging mental health tech.
Behavioral Health

The Latest Facts on the Mental Health Crisis in America

September 07, 2016

Word cloud for mental health crisis article with words like depression, sensory, psychological, drugs, and more.
Independent Medical Reviews

Utilization Review (UR) for Sarcoma Treatment

August 26, 2016

Doctor writing down treatment plans for a patient with sarcoma.
Healthcare News & Tech

New Findings in Sarcoma

August 05, 2016

Eight medical icons showing patients with sarcoma undergoing tests and receiving care in their hospital bed.
Healthcare News & Tech

Sarcoma Awareness - Overview of Sarcoma

July 28, 2016

Body map of where sarcoma occurs in the body- extremities, trunk and head/neck.
Prescription Drugs

Biosimilar Drugs - Benefits and Concerns [Infographic]

July 19, 2016

Infographic on the benefits and concerns of biosimilar drugs.
Independent Medical Reviews

The Role of EHRs in Patient Care

July 07, 2016

Two computer monitors used to manage electronic health records in patient care.
Independent Medical Reviews

IMRs Ensure Patients Receive Objective Decisions Regarding Genetic Testing

June 16, 2016

Skeleton and DNA double helix for making objective decisions from genetic testing.
Prescription Drugs

Opioid Study Shows the Danger is in the Dosage

June 10, 2016

Prescription pad with opioid pills.
Prescription Drugs

FDA’s Drug Approval Process

May 26, 2016

A stamp indicating a drug has passed the fda drug approval process, one of many regulatory frameworks in united states healthcare.
Prescription Drugs

PBMs: Past, Present and Future

May 20, 2016

An open bottle of prescription pills spilled on a table.
Healthcare Education

URAC Accreditation: What does it mean?

April 08, 2016

Diverse group of healthcare employees
Prescription Drugs

The Birth of Biosimilars in the US

March 18, 2016

Magnifying glass inspecting a piece of patient DNA.
Healthcare Education

What we can learn from Choosing Wisely- an initiative of the ABIM Foundation

March 11, 2016

Logo from the ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely Initiative that assesses use of medical resources to ensure patient safety and prevent unnecessary treatment.
Independent Medical Reviews

Treatment Categories for Independent Medical Reviews in CA [Infographic]

February 29, 2016

Infographic of different treatment categories for IROs in California.
Prescription Drugs

Medical Marijuana and Reimbursement

February 23, 2016

Physicians staff serpent on top of a marijuana leaf, the symbol found on a medical marijuana ca
Public Health

Obesity’s Impact on Health Care

February 15, 2016

Close up of dictionary for what is obesity definition.
Healthcare News & Tech

Telemedicine to the Rescue?

February 05, 2016

Physician holding a stethoscope coming out of a laptop to demonstrate how telemedicine works.
Healthcare News & Tech

Wearable Technology in the Workplace

January 29, 2016

Health trackers on wrist to show wearable technology at work.
Healthcare News & Tech

We have joined the ExamWorks family of companies!

January 24, 2016

Examworks logo.
Healthcare News & Tech

2015 Year in Review at Advanced Medical Reviews

December 29, 2015

Headshot of Vince Bianco.
Healthcare News & Tech

Life of A Group Health Case [Infographic]

December 11, 2015

Infographic on the process of a physician review of Group Health Cases.
Prescription Drugs

Drug Formularies Reduce Costs, Gain in Popularity

November 16, 2015

Pills approved by a prescription drug formulary on a prescription pad, one of many new health industry trends.
Healthcare News & Tech

Health Payors, Health Care professionals working together on Cancer

October 30, 2015

Magnifying glass over the word cancer in a dictionary.
Independent Medical Reviews

Changes Ahead for Insurers, with Implications for IROs

October 23, 2015

Blurry close up of a stethoscope on a patient data sheet.
Healthcare News & Tech

Healthcare Players Making Big Plans in 2015

October 16, 2015

Pen on an insurance policy form.
Healthcare News & Tech

Healthcare Seeking Solutions for Specialty Drugs Costs

October 02, 2015

Variety of colorful prescription pills representative of specialty drugs.
Prescription Drugs

CEO of Kaiser Foundation Calls for Changes in Pharma

September 25, 2015

Kaiser Permanente logo
Prescription Drugs

Predicting Non-Adherence Could Lead to Patient Interventions

September 18, 2015

Various types of pills on the days of the week in a prescription calendar to show the importance of medication adherence.
Prescription Drugs

Pharmacy Benefit Management Helping to Innovate Health Care

September 11, 2015

A pile of colorful pills representing the variety of medications controlled by pharmacy benefit managers.
Prescription Drugs

Polypharmacy Affects Quality of Care for many Seniors

September 04, 2015

Senior citizen holding multiple prescription pill bottles to show what is polypharmacy.

Back pain in the US: Numerous causes, uncertain treatment

July 30, 2015

Shirtless man touching back due to lower left back pain.
Prescription Drugs

Opioids and Workers' Comp [Infographic]

July 27, 2015

Infographic on how drug utilization reviews are used to assess opioid prescription for workers' comp
Healthcare News & Tech

How Has the Affordable Care Act Affected IROs?

July 24, 2015

Affordable Care Act notebook with new healthcare laws
Independent Medical Reviews

Advanced Medical Reviews partnering with Group Health Plans

April 20, 2015

A list of benefits of independent review organizations.
Independent Medical Reviews

AMR Makes a Difference in Patients' Lives

April 10, 2015

Independent Medical Reviews

Opioids and Using Physician Led Pharmacy Reviews for Optimal Care

April 03, 2015

Independent Medical Reviews

We Have a Real Impact on Patients' Lives

March 27, 2015

Independent Medical Reviews

How AMR Delivers Quality Healthcare

March 13, 2015

Healthcare News & Tech

No Stone Unturned- How We Ensure Accuracy

February 27, 2015

Independent Medical Reviews

Eytan Alpern, MD, Founder of Advanced Medical Reviews, to Speak at 20th Annual PBMI Conference in San Antonio, Texas

February 27, 2015

Headshot of Dr. Eytan Alpern, founder of Advanced Medical Reviews, promoting him as a conference speaker on medication regimens.
Independent Medical Reviews

Independent Review Organizations make Quality Healthcare Possible

February 13, 2015

Healthcare News & Tech

2014, A Milestone Year for Advanced Medical Reviews

January 06, 2015

Workers' Compensation & Utilization Management

AMR is Increasing Services and Customer Satisfaction – We Put Our Clients First!

October 10, 2014

Independent Medical Reviews

What the AMR Belief Statement Means to Me

August 04, 2014

Independent Medical Reviews

Why I Believe Every Patient Deserves Quality Healthcare

July 03, 2014

Independent Medical Reviews

Improving the Quality of Healthcare [Whitepaper]

May 14, 2014

Independent Medical Reviews

Our Client Support Team is Here for You

April 23, 2014

Independent Medical Reviews

How Our Belief Statement Impacts Our Work

January 28, 2014

Healthcare News & Tech

Advanced Medical Reviews Client Portal Gets a Revamp

December 16, 2013

Healthcare News & Tech

The Power of Partnerships

October 30, 2013

Doctor and businessman shaking hands in partnership.
Healthcare Education

The Actual Cost of a Medical Bill

September 23, 2013

Physician holding a white piggy bank to show the industry's aim to achieve lower average healthcare spending.
Healthcare News & Tech

Advanced Medical Reviews Completes SOC 2 TYPE II Audit

August 29, 2013

Prescription Drugs

The Benefits of Opioid Review

July 19, 2013

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